HASSELL, J.
Excursions of Pleasure and Sports on the Thames...

Published
London: W. Simpkin & R. Marshall, 1823.
References
Abbey Scenery 221; Toolet 250; Bobins 657.
Plates
24
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Value
$0-5,000
Ref
5370

Small octavo, 24 hand coloured aquatint plates, including the frontispiece, contemporary calf with gilt rule to boards, morocco labels and gilt compartments to spine, marbled endapaers. Re-backed in Burgundy, corners repaired, extremities rubbed. Book has been professionally rebound in full leather, with fresh end papers. Original spine relaid. Rebinding and restoration work on this book was carried out by Ron Norman of Hartlepool (Ronnorn@aol.com)

Coloured plates in order:

1. Frontispiece. Custom House.
2. Blackwall.
3. Erith Reach.
4. Purfleet.
5. Greenhithe.
6. Northfleet, Kent.
7. Gravesend, west entrance.
8. Windsor, Bucks.
9. Southwark Bridge.
10. Blackfriars Bridge.
11. Waterloo Bridge.
12. Westminster Bridge.
13. Vauxhall Bridge.
14. Battersea reach.
15. Putney.
16. Richmond, Surrey.
17. Twickenham reach.
18. London Bridge.
19. Windsor Bridge.
20. Eton College, Bucks.
21. Charter Island.
22. Staines reach.
23. Chertsey Bridge.
24. Oatlands, Surrey.